Asloum Event, headed by Brahim Asloum, stage a big show on December 5 at the Palais des Sport Marcel Cerdan in Levallois Perret with WBA Gold lightweight champion Yvan Mendy (45-5-1) and hard punching light heavy Mathieu Bauderlique (19-1) headlining, writes l'Equipe.
Also on the bill is a showdown between Massi Tachour (14-4) and Giuseppe Carafa (12-3-2) for the vacant EU super lightweight title There will be no live crowd allowed.
After this show Brahim Asloum will close down his promotional activities and concentrate on becoming President for the French Federation
Asloum won Gold in the 2000 Olympics and then turned pro winning the WBA light flyweight title and the EBU flyweight crown.
The fight between female featherweight champions Amanda Serrano (38-1-1) and Sarah Mahfoud (10-0), that was set for the weekend December 10-11 in Las Vegas, is off due to the current pandemic situation with COVID-19.
Mahfoud was in full training for the fight and trainer Sherman Williams had arrived in Denmark to again coach the IBF champ.
Super lightweight Mohammed Khalladi (15-8-1) upset Arblin Kaba (12-1) last night in Mantova, Italy, and stopped his opponent in the seventh.
This was Khalladi's fifth straight win. In the main event veteran Tobia Giuseppe Loriga (32-8-3) retained the national title with a close majority decision over Dario Socci (12-6-2) It was scored 96-94 twice and 95-95.
Newly crowned EBU cruiserweight champ Tommy McCarthy (17-2) now has former WBC king Krzystof Wlodarczyk (58-4-1) as mandatory challenger. There is now a period for what the EBU call "private negotiations."
The 39-year old Wlodarczyk is ranked # 5 by the IBF and if he is interested in going after the EBU title is an open question.